Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Common Shoulder Conditions Seen in Physical Therapy

People can experience Shoulder pain for a variety of reasons.  Some common conditions we see at Glackin Physiotherapy include, but are not limited to: 

    • Rotator cuff injuries (such as tears or strains)
    • Shoulder impingement syndrome
    • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
    • Shoulder bursitis
    • Shoulder instability (such as dislocations or subluxations)
    • Shoulder arthritis (osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis)
    • Biceps tendonitis
    • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint injuries
    • Labral tears
    • Postural or muscular imbalances leading to shoulder pain

Shoulder Pain Unveiled: Understanding Symptoms

Our physical therapists at Glackin Physiotherapy carefully evaluate your shoulder to pinpoint the underlying issue. We understand the complexity of shoulder pain and its interconnectedness with adjacent areas like the neck and upper back.

Usual symptoms of shoulder pain:

  • Dull ache or pressure in the shoulder area
  • Sharp or stabbing pain with movement
  • Burning or tingling sensations in the neck, shoulder or upper back
  • Feeling of heaviness or tightness in the shoulder muscles
  • Tenderness or soreness upon touch around the shoulder joint
  • Persistent discomfort during activities such as lifting, reaching, or sleeping
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Manual Therapy

Manual therapy techniques, such as massage and manipulation, can alleviate shoulder pain by releasing tension, improving flexibility, and promoting better joint mobility.



Fitness Guidance

Fitness guidance offers targeted exercises and stretches to strengthen shoulder muscles, improve posture, and enhance stability, aiding in the alleviation of shoulder pain and promoting safe rehabilitation.

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Unique Education

Unique physical therapist education enables tailored diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries, using innovative approaches to promote efficient healing and restore function effectively.

Recognize and Address Shoulder Pain: Don't Delay!

Shoulder pain can significantly disrupt daily activities and diminish quality of life. At Glackin Physiotherapy, our experienced doctors specialize in diagnosing and treating shoulder ailments, ensuring personalized care to alleviate discomfort and restore optimal function.

Blog Post

Explore Shoulder Pain Further

Explore our latest blog post dedicated to tackling shoulder pain, authored by our esteemed doctors at Glackin Physiotherapy. Discover expert insights, practical tips, and effective strategies to alleviate discomfort and regain shoulder function. Don't miss out – dive into our comprehensive guide today!